Recommended Resources on
Disability and COVID-19
As we navigate an ever-changing world in the face of the COVID-19 pandemic, philanthropy has a critical role to play in ensuring that the disability community is not left behind. To help guide you through the uncharted paths ahead, we will be regularly updating this page with helpful resources and reading on COVID-19 and key disability issues.
(Please note that some of the content may be triggering.)
These links offer a starting point for learning more about disability perspectives and responses to COVID-19.
Disability & Philanthropy Forum Newsletter on COVID-19
Our latest correspondence on the pandemic.
5 Things To Know About Coronavirus And People With Disabilities
Key points to keep in mind about how the coronavirus outbreak impacts the disability community.
As A Disabled Person, I’m Afraid I May Not Be Deemed Worth Saving From The Coronavirus
A reflection from Forum Manager Emily Ladau, who identifies as disabled.
U.S. Civil Rights Office Rejects Rationing Medical Care Based on Disability, Age
Information on the response from the Office for Civil Rights against rationing care for people with disabilities.
National Call to Action: COVID-19
A call to address the rights and needs of persons with disabilities throughout all COVID-19 planning and responses.
Accessibility Tips for a Better Zoom/Virtual Meeting Experience
An overview of best practices for accessible virtual meetings.
Disability:IN COVID-19 Response Series
Resources to support disability inclusion in the workplace during COVID-19.
Responses and Resources by and for the Disability Community
Health Care Rationing
Statements from Disability Organizations
Resources on Hosting Accessible Virtual Meetings and Events